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Is poor oral health a risk marker for incident cardiovascular disease hospitalisation and all-cause mortality? Findings from 172 630 participants from the prospective 45 and Up Study

Joshy, Grace; Arora, Manish; Korda, Rosemary; Chalmers, John; Banks, Emily


Objective To investigate the relationship between oral health and incident hospitalisation for ischaemic heart disease (IHD), heart failure (HF), ischaemic stroke and peripheral vascular disease (PVD) and all-cause mortality. Design Prospective population-based study of Australian men and women aged 45 years or older, who were recruited to the 45 and Up Study between January 2006 and April 2009; baseline questionnaire data were linked to hospitalisations and deaths up to December 2011. Study...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
Source: BMJ Open
DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012386


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